Tellurium(IV) iodide

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Tellurium(IV) iodide, also known as tellurium tetraiodide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is TeI4. It contains tellurium in its +4 oxidation state. It also contains iodide ions.

Properties[change | change source]

Tellurium(IV) iodide is a black solid. It breaks down when heated to tellurium(II) iodide and iodine. It is a weak reducing agent. It conducts electricity when melted.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by reacting tellurium with iodine or by reacting tellurium with iodomethane, CH3I.

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